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Re^4: Chapter 8 of intermediate perl

by actualize (Monk)
on Jun 28, 2008 at 05:09 UTC ( #694487=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Chapter 8 of intermediate perl
in thread Chapter 8 of intermediate perl

Wow, I never thought I would get a response from one of the authors. Thanks. Anyway, I was hoping to get more visibility into this specific technique.

I like how file handles are created on the fly in this code. I was thinking that all the filehandles are created through autovivification and that a new update of that specific module closed some security holes by forcing stricter programming practices

I am thinking the next step is to explicitly create the object with "new" if the islander hash key isn't present yet. Is there anything I can do to get the current code to run? Can I only do it by modifying the module itself?

-actualize

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